AIME

A ‘Very Melbourne Welcome’ to international delegates at AIME 2022

Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) owners, the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) have fuelled the business event’s industry revival for Asia Pacific as the city concluded its large-scale ‘Uncover Melbourne’ programme for show hosted buyers. AIME 2022, 21-23 March, was the first international trade show to be hosted in Melbourne since Australian international borders reopened. AIME 2...

Broadcast journalist Mimi Kwa to host AIME 2022 Knowledge Programme

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced the speaker line-up and the official themes behind its 2022 Knowledge Programme, 21-23 March 2021. Delivered in partnership with Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meetings & Events Australia (MEA), the AIME Knowledge Programme is a curated mix of keynote and breakout sessions. The three core themes behind t...

Australian Convention Bureaux rally for AIME 2022 Melbourne date

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings event (AIME) has revealed that almost all of Australia’s Convention Bureaux will be participating in AIME 2022. The event is set to take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 21-23 March in-person, and 28 March–1 April online. Owners of AIME, the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), have confirmed the attendance of 17 convention bureaux, where s...

Te Pae Christchurch announces art installation ahead of opening

Te Pae Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre, New Zealand, is to install a new artwork by Lonnie Hutchinson, named ‘Hana’, for their opening later in 2021. The three koru-shaped, chandelier-like installations are made of 11,000 glass and acrylic beads and have a combined weight of just over one tonne. Lonnie Hutchinson stated: “Hana means to illuminate or brighten. The work has been inspir...

CENTREPIECE to host 2022 AIME’s Welcome Event

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park, Australia as the venue to host its 2022 Welcome Event, to be held 21 March 2022. CENTREPIECE’s location close to Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD), will gather domestic delegates from across Australia and New Zealand in order to re-energise the business events and tourism industry before the ma...

AIME gets a Grip with technology partnership

Australasian meetings show AIME has announced a new partnership with the event technology company Grip. The companies hope to collaborate on an innovative meetings algorithm for matching connections between AIME attendees. Through Grip’s custom functionality and AI Scoring Matrix, meetings will match through a series of criteria, including meeting preferences, profiled data from buyers and e...